Jamnabai Narsee School

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Jamnabai Narsee School
MottoSanskrit: विद्या परमं बलम्
(Knowledge is Strength Supreme)
Sister schoolJamnabai Narsee International School[1]
Area trusteeNarsee Monjee Educational Trust
PrincipalKalpana R. Patange (JNS)
Jasmine Madhani (JNIS)
GradesNursery school – 12th Standard
Number of students4800

Jamnabai Narsee School is a private school in Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It was founded on 17 January 1971 and is managed by the Narsee Monjee Education Trust.[2] The school building is unusual and unique in architecture with three clusters of hexagonal classrooms, each with a central foyer. The school is attended by children mostly from Andheri & Juhu, and its alumni include several famous dignitaries, celebrities and their children.


Jamnabai Narsee School was founded on 17 January 1971. It was established and managed by the Narsee Monjee Educational Trust. It is a co-educational, English medium school. The education imparted aims at promoting the growth and integration of all the factes of he child's personality in an ambience of Indian culture. It prepares students for ICSE & ISC.

This school is an 'Unaided Linguistic-Minority Institution', affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, Cambridge Assessment International Education, and the International Baccalaureate,[3] preparing students for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) or the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations at the end of the 10th grade and the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP) at the end of the 12th grade.


The motto of the school is "Vidya Param Balam" which means "Knowledge is Strength Supreme". The guiding principle of the school is "Let learning be a joy and teaching be a pleasure".


  • 1971 Inauguration of the School – I.C.S.E and S.S.C. streams; introduction of the house system; start of Health Care Unit
  • 1972 Inauguration of the Math Laboratory
  • 1974 Election of student council
  • 1979 Inception of the Parent – Teacher Association
  • 1984 Inception of the Jamnabai Narsee Alumni Association; first issue of the directory of the graduating class titled SMRUTI
  • 1987 Celebration of the Centenary Year of Shri Narsee Monjee; starting of the Narsee Monjee Inter-School Hindi Elocution
  • 1988 Inauguration of the Computer Section
  • 1991 Inauguration of the Social Studies Room
  • 1992 Hosting of the All India Conference of the Principals of ICSE Schools.
  • 1993 Inauguration of the Audio – Visual Room; starting the 'CASCADE' festival by J.N.A.A.
  • 1996 Celebration of the Silver Jubilee Year
  • 1997 Establishment of the Reading Rooms in the Dixit Road Municipal School, Vile Parle (East) by the P.T.A
  • 1999 Starting of the Dyslexia Awareness Programme
  • 2000 Inauguration of the Life Enrichment Centre; inauguration of Activity Centre for pre-school; inauguration of Science Activity Centre
  • 2005 Inauguration of IB Diploma Programme for Grade 11 and 12
  • 2006 Celebration of Coral Jubilee - 35 years; addition of 5th and 6th floors; starting the Resource Centre for handicapped students
  • 2007 Inauguration of the Activity Room; the inception of the International General Certificate of Secondary Education Programme -CHECKPOINT - Std 8; Inception of Std. 11 – ISC - Arts, and Commerce Stream; established the rainwater harvesting system
  • 2010 First Inter IB School Football (Soccer) Championship. The winning Team was Kodaikanal, coached by Sither.
  • 2013 Introduction of a new school uniform for the ICSE students. First ICSE Art Exhibition
  • 2014 Jasmine Madhani inaugurates a new academic sweatshop program
  • 2015 Abhishekh Bachchan inaugurates the NBA-standard basketball court on 4 January
  • 2016 Jamnabai Narsee School organized the 15th Special Sports Meet
  • 2020 Jamnabai Narsee School celebrates its 50th year

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ https://jnis.ac.in/ [bare URL]
  2. ^ "HT Top Schools (West): 4. JAMNABAI NARSEE SCHOOL". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 3 July 2019. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Jamnabai International Narsee School". IB World Schools. IBO. Archived from the original on 10 October 2007. Retrieved 22 November 2007.
  4. ^ "Alia Bhatt goes back to her school, Jamnabai Narsee for a sports meet". Mid Day. Archived from the original on 23 February 2019. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Personal Agenda: Abhay Deol, Actor". 7 September 2012. Archived from the original on 16 April 2022. Retrieved 27 May 2020.
  6. ^ "Happy Birthday, Shraddha Kapoor. Lights, Camera, Action@32". NDTV Movies. NDTV. Archived from the original on 5 March 2019. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  7. ^ url=http://www1.zoomtv.indiatimes.com/topic/emraan-hashmi/articleshow/92872429.cms

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